EP289 3 Fallacies That Are Holding You Back From Getting Promoted.


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Do you ever feel invisible in your organization? Despite all of the positive work you do to help your company move the needle toward achieving its goals and the impact you are making on your company’s strategic direction - perhaps you’re not achieving your personal, professional goals and ambitions. Perhaps you’re getting overlooked for promotions in positions you feel you’re highly qualified for, have the skills necessary to succeed, and can really help you shine as a fierce leader.

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On today’s episode, I discuss the three fallacies that hold many fierce feminine leaders back from advancing their careers and getting promoted to powerful positions in their organizations. I explain why promotions aren’t always based on your abilities, skills, and qualifications and what you can do to stand out. I also explain the importance of owning your accomplishments instead of seeking validation, how to effectively and strategically communicate your accomplishments to those in a position of power, and why you - fierce one - need to take control over your professional development, career advancement, and career trajectory.

“Wanting recognition - desiring it - does not mean you are a bad person. It means you are a practical person.” - Eleanor Beaton

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • Common biases in place at many organizations.
  • Why promotions aren’t always based on your skills, abilities, or qualifications.
  • The importance of standing out in your organization and how it can lead to getting promoted.
  • The importance of maximizing status differences and its impact on getting promoted.
  • The difference between how men and women “stand out” in their organizations.
  • The importance of owning your accomplishments instead of seeking validation.
  • How to effectively, constructively, and strategically communicate your accomplishments.
  • How to be identified as a high-potential employee.
  • The importance of taking control of your life, your career, and your personal development.

Fierce Leadership Quotes:

  • “As a woman, sometimes our value of equality, egalitarianism, and meritocracy can sometimes hold us back from standing out.” - Eleanor Beaton
  • “Results don’t actually You do.” - Eleanor Beaton
  • “It is the act of owning your accomplishments and strategically and constructively communicating those accomplishments - that’s the win.” - Eleanor Beaton

Five Reasons You Didn’t Get Promoted In Your Job

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If this sounds like you, join me for a 60-minute training on the five key reasons many women are often overlooked for career-advancing promotions. You’ll also learn why and how feminine ambition and drive can often be misunderstood or misinterpreted and how it can impact your promotability.

Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Promotion to learn more and register for the Five Reasons You Didn’t Get Promoted in Your Job free, 60-minute training.

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